November 1, 2014
Dicaptca captions news and entertainment for hearing impaired

Photo:

Dicapta supplies captions for shows.

Business Profile - Central Florida

Dicaptca captions news and entertainment for hearing impaired

Jerry Jackson | 8/7/2013

Without captioning, television news, educational and entertainment media would be inaccessible to many people with hearing or visual impairments. Maria Diaz, founder and CEO of Dicapta, a Winter Springs company that uses cutting-edge technology for all forms of caption insertion, subtitles and live dubbing in English or Spanish, knows about limitations firsthand. Diaz has had a hearing impairment from birth. She earned college degrees in her native Colombia and at Full Sail University media school in Winter Park. This year her firm, a University of Central Florida Business Incubation client, was selected as Seminole County’s 2013 Small Business of the Year and Minority Business of the Year by the county’s Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Tags: Central, Business Services

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Roberto Muñoz - Banking in Florida
Roberto Muñoz - Banking in Florida

Roberto Muñoz, president of the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), talks about FIBA, services the organization provides to the state's banks and issues facing banks today.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Walmart and Amazon are kicking off the holiday shopping season Nov. 1. Your thoughts?

  • It's too soon!
  • This news doesn't surprise me
  • Good for them - l like shopping early

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe